A loan of $1,100 helped a member to buy items for a barber shop.


Naseem Akhter's Group's story

Naseem Akhter lives in Faisalabad which is an industrial city in Pakistan. She has been living in a two-room brick house with her family in the Malikpur housing colony for five years. Naseem is a 47-year-old housewife who spends most of her time staying at home and doing her household works. She is married to N. A. who runs a barber shop in the market. He is very famous among his clients and people prefer his services because of his ability to do different kind of haircuts. Naseem has given birth to two sons and a daughter. Her elder son and daughter are working in a textile mill and her youngest son is studying in 7th standard.

Naseem has applied for a loan from Kiva's partner, Asasah, for her husband's business. With the loan, her husband will buy scissors, hair creams, gels and hair colors. Naseem is hopeful that with his 25 years of experience in this business, her husband will successfully improve his business and increase his income as well.

Naseem is a regular loan user of Asasah and this is her third loan application. In previous loan years, she has proved herself as a responsible client who never misses any meeting and pays installments on time.

Note: In the photo, the lady who is raising her hand is Naseem Akhter.

In this group: Naseem Akhter , Razia, Riffat, Parveen, Naseem, Zarina


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